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Do you order food on Zomato? Beware! Hackers may have stolen your data

Records of 17 mn users up for sale on the Dark Web; Zomato says users' payment info still secure

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Zomato users should start taking steps to secure their personal information. According to a blog post by India's largest online restaurant guide, about 17 million user records have been stolen from their database. The stolen information, according to Zomato, has user email addresses and hashed passwords. So, how bad is the hack? The company claims that payment-related information is stored separately from the stolen data "in a highly secure PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant vault". Zomato has claimed that no payment information or credit card data has been ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 12:30 IST
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